Montes del Plata, Urugay

Montes del Plata, Urugay


Project facts

Client: Montes del Plata

Project type: 1.3 million t/a bleached kraft pulp mill

Raw material: eucalyptus

Value: not disclosed

Start-up: by end 2013

Pöyry awarded EPCM, Project Management and Owners' Engineering contracts for a new pulp mill project in Uruguay. The Montes del Plata plant is being built in the western department of Colonia, along the River Plate and just sixty kilometres from Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires.

The capacity of the new state-of-the-art pulp mill is 1.3 million tonnes per annum and the start up of the mill is planned for end 2013. Pöyry has been chosen as the supplier of the overall project management, the Engineering, Procurement and Construction Management (EPCM) services for the Balance of Plant (BOP), and the Owners' Engineering services during the project implementation.

Montes del Plata is an equal share joint venture company between Arauco and Stora Enso.